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Why mammals prefer to have just one sexual partner
30 July 2013
"While people cheating on their partners is frowned upon in modern society, monogamy among mammals is something of an evolutionary puzzle. Some stick to one sexual partner for a lifetime. That is why the evolution of monogamy among mammals is hotly debated. Two studies published this week, including one I worked on, weigh in on the debate." - Writes Dr Christopher Opie (UCL Anthropology) in The Conversation